Environment

Heavy smog, worsened by weather, raises alarm across Asia

Jan 14, 2019

Unusually high levels of smog worsened by weather patterns are raising alarm across Asia

Chinese premier meets with Tesla's Musk as trade talks end

Jan 9, 2019

Chinese premier meets with Tesla's Musk as trade talks with US end

Giving up gas: China's Shenzhen switches to electric taxis

Jan 8, 2019

One of China's major cities has reached an environmental milestone: an almost all electric-powered taxi fleet

Dead whale had 115 plastic cups, 2 flip-flops in its stomach

Nov 21, 2018

A dead sperm whale that washed ashore in eastern Indonesia had a large lump of plastic waste in its stomach including 115 drinking cups, 25 bags and two flip-flops

China suspends rules allowing tiger bone, rhino horn trading

Nov 13, 2018

China says it is suspending rule changes allowing the trading in tiger and rhinoceros parts, following an outcry from environmental groups

Melting glacier in China draws tourists, climate worries

Oct 22, 2018

On the edge of the Third Pole, a retreating glacier draws tourists and worries over climate change

Philippine police: Gunmen kill 9 people who occupied farm

Oct 21, 2018

Philippine police say gunmen have killed nine members of a farmers' group who occupied a part of a privately owned sugarcane plantation

China orders evacuations after landslide blocks Tibet river

Oct 18, 2018

Chinese emergency services say about 6,000 people have been evacuated after a landslide in Tibet blocked the flow of one of the region's key rivers, creating a lake that could endanger downstream areas in India

Tesla secures land in Shanghai for first factory outside US

Oct 17, 2018

Tesla Inc. secures land in Shanghai for first electric car factory outside the United States

US defense secretary sees the enduring costs of Vietnam War

Oct 17, 2018

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis sees first-hand the enduring costs of fighting the Vietnam War

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